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Document Letter to the president of Federal Republic of Nigeria about abducted young women
Letter to Dr Jonathan Goodluck, the president of Nigeria, about the 200 abducted young women. This is the second letter to the president since Rev. Tveit's first letter on May 5, 2014.
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Document Letter to the Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan
Letter to Dr Jonathan Goodluck, the president of Nigeria, about the 200 abducted young women. This is the second letter to the president since Rev. Tveit's first letter on May 5, 2014.
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Document Statement about attacks on Nigerian churches
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's statement expressing dismay over attacks on Nigerian churches.
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Document WCC-RABIIT joint statement on the bombings in Jos, Nigeria
Joint statement from the WCC and the Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought (RABIIT) on the bombings in Jos, Nigeria.
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Document Letter to Goodluck Jonathan on Nigeria's missing girls
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, expressing concern over abduction of young women by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria, urging “swift and peaceful” action to restore these girls back to their homes.
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Document Christian Council of Nigeria address at Kirchentag
Address by Rev. Dr Ibrahim Yusuf Wushishi, general secretary of the Christian Council of Nigeria at the Kirchentag, Hamburg
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Document Joint statement Christian Muslim delegation to Nigeria
A joint statement issued on 25 May at the press conference in Abuja, by the WCC and the Royal Jordanian Aal Al Bayt Institute delegation's visit to Nigeria.
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Document Report on the inter-religious tensions in Nigeria
Report of the International Joint Delegation of the World Council of Churches and the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought
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Document Letter to the president of Nigeria
We are deeply saddened by the continuing violence and social upheaval in Nigeria and pray that peace with justice will come soon for the Nigerian people. We continue to mourn the loss of life particularly among those who were killed in brutal attacks this past weekend in Kano and the attacks on and deaths of Christian worshipers celebrating the mass service of Christmas in Abuja only a month ago.
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Document Condolences following attack on UN House in Nigeria
In a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed condolences on behalf of the World Council of Churches following the attack on the United Nations House in Abuja, Nigeria, on Friday, 26 August 2011.
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